XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Assessment, Design, and Advanced Configurations

SSDN Technologies is one of best training center for XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Assessment, Design, and Advanced Configurations is for those who intend to build career as a Citrix Certified Expert by accessing and designing Applications and Desktop Virtualization solution from Citrix using XenApp & XenDesktop. SSDN Technologies deliver Citrix Authorized trainings and it includes followings benefits.

In this training you will learn how to successfully Design a virtualization solution using Citrix XenApp & XenDesktop. During this training you will be taking few scenarios for accessing complete information for Applications, Users, type of profiles which is required to make complete sizing of resources in design for virtualization Solution.

Learn to:

After completing, participants should be able to:

  • Identify various components and communication protocols of XenApp or XenDesktop.
  • Understand business requirements, applications, and users.
  • Design desktop virtualization solutions and recommendations.
  • Troubleshoot the desktop virtualization designs.


Course is intended for IT professionals as:

  • Solution Architects, Consultants or Operators (who are either managing existing XenDesktop or any other operating system or networking solution).

Relevant Certification:

  • Citrix Certified Expert - Virtualization (CCE-V) 1Y0-401.

Duration: 40 Hours

  • Module 1:Architecture

    • Identify the various components included in the XenDesktop 7 architecture
    • Determine how the various components communicate and which protocols they are using
    • Apply architectural understanding to desktop virtualization solutions
    • Troubleshoot desktop virtualization design
  • Module 2:Business Drivers

    • Identify specific business drivers for multiple verticals
    • Facilitate a discussion with the project team at an organization to prioritize business drivers
  • Module 3:Data Capture

    • Setting Up the Infrastructure Components
    • Identify best strategy for data collection given a specific organizational environment
    • Identify the types of application data to collect, the method for collecting them, and application data collection tools
  • Module 4:User Segmentation

    • Identify the different FlexCast models
    • Identify considerations in selecting the most appropriate method for segmenting users
  • Module 5:Application Assessment

    • Understand the process of application assessment
    • Demonstrate rationalization of applications in a given case organization
    • Assess a suite of applications based on business needs and compatibility to a given XenDesktop delivery model
  • Module 6: Project Management

    • Understand the importance of project management for a successful implementation
    • Understand the importance of project management for a successful implementation
    • Identify roles for a project plan
  • Module 7:User Design

    • Make key decisions regarding user groups and device (endpoint) design
    • Organize user groups for Design document
    • Identify and prioritize top user issues
    • Design user profile strategy
    • Design a printing strategy
  • Module 8:Receiver

    • Define how applications will be delivered
    • Design Citrix Receiver deployment and maintenance
  • Module 9:Resource Req. Recommendations

    • Identify recourse requirements
    • Make key design decisions regarding resource recommendations
  • Module 10:Access

    • Design an authentication point (Storefront and NetScaler Gateway) strategy
    • Determine session and access policies, including user authentication and remote access
    • Design virtual desktop operating systems access
    • Calculate bandwidth for the desktop virtualization solution
  • Module 11:Desktop

    • Make key design decisions regarding machine catalogs and groups
    • Design a personalization strategy including user profiles, user policies and personal vDisk usage.
    • Design an appropriate printing strategy
  • Module 12:Application Delivery

    • Design a solution that meets application inventory and integration requirements
    • Identify characteristics of the applications that will impact placement as well as the application delivery architecture for the XenDesktop environment
    • Design an application delivery strategy
  • Module 14:Desktop Delivery

    • Design a Desktop delivery topology, including Sites, XenDesktop Controllers per site, and load balancing
    • Design the underlying infrastructure, including database selection, license servers an Active Directory Integration
    • Identify the XenDesktop user and virtual desktop baseline policies
  • Module 15:Networking Layer

    • Make key high availability design decisions
    • Integrate the XenDesktop infrastructure with the network infrastructure
    • Understand WAN optimization, Multistream ICA, and DHCP functionality
  • Module 16:Storage and Provisioning Layer

    • Make key design decisions regarding storage solutions
    • Identify the features and differences between PVS and MCS
    • Design a provisioning strategy with either PVS or MCS
  • Module 17:Platform Layer

    • Make key design decisions regarding the hypervisor to be used in desktop virtualization solutions
    • Make accurate hardware calculations, including VDI hardware, shared hardware, application hardware, and control hardware
  • Module 18:Operational

    • Understand potential migration approaches
    • Design a system monitoring strategy
    • Make key design decisions regarding decisions regarding application delivery
    • Migration approach
    • Backup and System Monitoring
    • Backup
    • System Monitoring
  • Module 19:Capstone Exercise

  • Module 19:Verification

    • Verify assess and design decisions using Citrix online tools
    • Develop a complete stakeholder presentation
    • Effectively present and support design decisions
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